Coming hot on the heels of the recently released social media popularity conquest that revealed Instagram now has more users and has already surpassed Twitter users. Twitter is reportedly working on revamping its platform by increasing the 140 character limit per tweet.
Instagram was launched in 2010 and later bought by Facebook in 2012. Currently, the photo sharing app has more than 400 million users worldwide, which is more that Twitter’s 316 million users. Stats show that users share an average of 80 million images per day.
Although there is no official confirmation that the move is in reaction to the increasing popularity of Instagram. But if you are thinking so, you are not the only one.
If Twitter does indeed increase the character limits for tweets, it will have a fundamental effect on users’ experience on the social network. Re/Code authoritatively says that Twitters is working on rolling out a ‘new product’ that will enable users to write longer tweets. Judging by that statement, we may conclude that Twitter may not entirely abandon the 140 character-per-tweet platform. Instead, it is going to launch a new …read more
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